Marco Antonio Firebaugh

Marco Antonio Firebaugh

Marco Antonio Firebaugh
Member of the California State Assembly
In office
Personal details
Born (1966-10-13)October 13, 1966
Tijuana, Mexico
Died March 21, 2006(2006-03-21) (aged 39)
Political party Democrat
Children Tlalli Ariana, Nicolas Andres
Residence South Gate
Religion Catholic

Marco Antonio Firebaugh (October 13, 1966 – March 21, 2006) was a Democratic member of the California State Assembly from 1998 until 2004.[1]

Born in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, Firebaugh received a B.A. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley, and a law degree from UCLA.

In his final term in the Assembly, Firebaugh served concurrently as Assembly Majority Leader and Chairman of the California Latino Legislative Caucus. He was a resident of South Gate.[2]

Firebaugh had been seeking the Democratic nomination for a seat in the California State Senate, representing the 30th District. Firebaugh had been endorsed for the seat by the term limited incumbent, Martha Escutia, over Firebaugh's primary election opponents: fellow Democratic Assemblymen Ronald S. Calderon and Rudy Bermúdez. Firebaugh died from complications from a liver ailment he was diagnosed in 2003.[3][4][5]

See also


  1. ^ PolicyMatters: Marco Antonio Firebaugh Passes Away at 39
  2. ^ SDSUniverse | A Chavez Tribute to Marco Antonio Firebaugh
  3. ^
  4. ^ Marco Firebaugh In Memoriam
  5. ^ Congressman Xavier Becerra - ON THE PASSING OF MARCO ANTONIO FIREBAUGH
California Assembly
Preceded by
Martha Escutia
California State Assemblyman, 50th District
Succeeded by
Hector De La Torre